300 episodes

Every week, we look at a different everyday English phrase or piece of slang in this fun three-minute programme. From BBC World Service

The English We Speak BBC

    • Education
    • 4.4, 454 Ratings

Every week, we look at a different everyday English phrase or piece of slang in this fun three-minute programme. From BBC World Service

    Cancelled

    Cancelled

    Learn the new meaning of the word 'cancelled'.

    • 2 min
    New normal

    New normal

    Learn a new expression that describes our new way of life.

    • 2 min
    Slippery slope

    Slippery slope

    Learn how to describe a situation that is getting worse and might end in disaster.

    • 2 min
    Throw shade

    Throw shade

    Learn an expression about criticism.

    • 2 min
    Bite the bullet

    Bite the bullet

    Learn an English expression with bite!

    • 2 min
    Blended working

    Blended working

    A mix of home and office working has led to a new English expression.

    • 2 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
454 Ratings

454 Ratings

Mi Nyan ,

Learn new words easily from this show

Can listen every where, everytime and help to improve my listening skill and vocabulary.

Dhan chhetri ,

Very useful

I love to listen every day

carito1980 ,

Too short

Good day, why do you not make up a long class? You guys are great, but I would like to have a full class. I have to invest too much time to play a next episode. Make up episodes of at least 60 minutes long.

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